Roasted Butternut Squash Kale Salad

This is a simple recipe, but it’s delicious and great for lunch or a light dinner. Ingredients 1 (1 1/2-pound) butternut squash, peeled and 3/4-inch) diced Good olive oil 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 3 tablespoons dried cranberries 1 large bunch of kale, stems removed, washed and spun…

Roasted Cauliflower White Cheddar Soup

This is an amazing soup for fall! It’s full of flavor and easy to make. Ingredients 1 large head cauliflower (2 – 2 1/2 lb), cored and chopped into small, bite size pieces 3 to 4 large cloves of garlic, whole & skin removed 2 Tbsp olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper 3…

Cheddar Bay Biscuits

   Yield 10 biscuits Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 2 teaspoons garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional 1 cup buttermilk 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted 1 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese For the topping 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 1 tablespoon chopped…

Italian Terrine

This terrine is easy to make, but looks impressive!  It’s a great dish for summer, since it’s served cold.  Layers of pasta, mozzarella, roasted tomatoes, and prosciutto; full of flavor.   Ingredients: 9 1/2 oz spinach pasta (pasta dough recipe) 14 1/2 oz fresh mozzarella 3 lb ripe tomatoes 6 tbsp basil, chiffonade 2 1/2…

Curried Fruit Salad

This is a delicious fresh salad that is super easy to make. Great as an appetizer or light lunch/dinner. Ingredients: 1 medium apple, pealed and cut into bite size pieces 1 1/2 cup red seedless grapes, cut in half length wise 2 stalks of celery, thinly sliced 1/2 cup walnuts, toasted and coarsely chopped 1/4…

Roasted Red Bell Pepper Hummus

Ingredients: 16 ounces chickpeas  (I prefer to use dried and soak them over night instead of canned) 6 ounces roasted red bell peppers  (I use the jarred peppers) 1 jalapeno, seeded, diced 4 cloves of  garlic, chopped 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon ground cumin 3 tablespoons chopped onion 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive…